Vapi boy Captain Prem Kumar Patil martyred in J&K
08 August 2015
Captain Prem Kumar Patil laid down his life in the service of Nation on 7 August 2015. He was an Officer of 80 field Regiment and was deputed to 36 Rashtriya Rifles.
During a planned SADO, he led his search party of 36 RR in Gurez sect near Line of control. During the search operation, while roll down he turned back to confirm the presence of any traitors in a hideout behind. While doing this on a slope of 80 degrees, he lost control and fell down in the Nausheranar flowing down below 280 feets where he sacrificed his life, for the motherland.
Captain PremkumarPatil, died at at 27 was unmarried and has visited his home town in last in May. Resident of Vapi and had been part of National Cadet Corps.
Captain was deployed in Gangtok and Jodhpur before current deployment.